Marino Giordani

14-Sep-1939 - 23-Nov-2020

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Marino Giordani


Giordani, Marino, age 81. It is with great sadness that we announce our father’s passing after a long and courageous battle with cancer on November 23, 2020. A son of the late Luigi and Antonietta, Marino was born in Castle di Tora, Rieti, Italy on September 14, 1939.
Marino grew up in Forcella and then moved to Roma, Italy to learn his craft before relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia August 1960. It was there that he married his loving wife of 60 years on September 24, 1960. Marino was a master tailor and had his own tailor shop for many years before retiring from House of Rodney. Marino also loved watching Formula One Racing and the Inter Milan Soccer Team.
He is survived by his loving wife Lucia (nee Gentile), sons; Franco Taraschi (Anna), Aldo Giordani (Angela) and daughter; Daniela Colter (David), grandchildren; Natasha Dobson (Greg), Jordan Taraschi, Ryan Colter (Mary), Sean Colter, Liam Colter (Mak), and Mitchell Giordani, sister; Letizia (Alvaro), Victorio (Conchetta), Bruno (Lidia), Luciano (Verna), Ezio (Patrizia) and many nieces and nephews in Canada, US, and Italy.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by, brother; Aldo (Annina) Giordani, sister; Tomassina (Lino) DePetris.

We would like to thank the wonderful staff at Hospice Halifax who took amazing care of our father during his last days. In Lieu of flowers please consider donating to Hospice Halifax, https://hospicehalifax.ca/

Due to covid-19 restrictions a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Rodney Buell | 17-Jan-2021


I was very sorry to hear the sad news about Marino. He was a wonderful part of the House of Rodney and I remember him very fondly. He was a wonderful co-worker, and I considered him to be a friend. I send my best wishes to the family. Rodney

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Posted by Anna Awalt | 29-Nov-2020


Our sincere condolences to Lucia and the entire Giordani Family on the loss of Marino. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Find comfort in the beautiful memories you all have shared and forever be treasured. May Marino rest in eternal Peace . Giulia and Pasquale Marcattili Anna and Tony Awalt

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